BA in History

Gain a deeper understanding of the human past from the perspective of the people who lived it. Explore how the past influences the present and the future. History is a broad discipline, so you’ll be able to develop a degree path that interests you — studying themes such economics, politics, race, ethnicity, gender, and national experience.

  • Offered fully online or on campus.
  • Develop the skills to locate, organize, and evaluate information.
  • Study with distinguished, award-winning faculty with national and international reputations.
  • Explore career opportunities and network with other history fans through the campus History Club and the Phi Alpha Theta International history honor society.
  • Pursue internships with organizations including museums and historical sites.

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This degree prepares you to examine the historical roots of today's society and politics while setting yourself up for success in a wide range of professions.

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Cost & Aid

Get details on our costs, which are competitive with those of other top universities. Our goal is to provide an online education that's both exceptional and affordable.

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